AMPI Production Supervisor in Rochester, Minnesota

Description The Production Supervisor is responsible for improving production operations at the facility. This individual will work closely with all departments to establish process methods that ensure operational effectiveness and production adherence. The Production Supervisor is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of the job training program. Strong collaboration is needed across the plant and the entire AMPI organization. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: * Monitor production cleanups. Provide analytical input to improve labor utilization and efficiencies during sanitation processes. * Work jointly with maintenance to identify equipment issues, establish day to day operational priorities and improve machine uptime. * Facilitate production expectations with plant personnel; ensuring that goals are met on a day to day, month to month basis. * Ensure that production equipment setups are completed in the timeframe required to meet department expectations and efficiencies. * Establish training procedures and processes that provide strategic action plans to improve job knowledge and training. * Build a strong working relationship with plant personnel, providing leadership, teaching, and effective communication methods, that ensure enforcement of company policies and procedures. * Will be the liaison for the production floor software which will include addressing system performance issues and training. * Provide direct support to the Safety Coordinator by assisting with changes and updates to various policies and procedures of the safety program. * Review and approve departments payroll. * Provide absentee coverage for the Production Coordinator. The above list reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle and essential functions of the position and shall not be construed as the only duties that may be assigned for the position. An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. REQUIRED COMPETENCIES: Proficient with computer EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 3 plus years cheese/whey experience 5 plus years supervisory experience 4 year college degree or equivalent experience PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee will be required to bend, stoop, kneel, reach and climb stairs. The employee should have the ability to effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 50 pounds. The employee should also have the ability to sit at a computer for extended periods of time. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. WORKING ENVIRONMENT: This position will work mainly on a production floor and be required to perform office/ administration type duties as well. Modification of hours may be required to provide overlapping between the day and night shifts. Regular exposure to elements such as odor, noise, dust, heat, cold, water, or chemicals. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Skills Required Supervisory Skills(Intermediate) Intermediate Preferred Attention to Detail(Intermediate) Intermediate Problem Solving Skills(Intermediate) Intermediate Communication Skills(Intermediate) Intermediate Behaviors Preferred Thought Provoking Capable of making others think deeply on a subject Leader Inspires teammates t